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If you want to stay successful, learn to think like Leonardo da Vinci

Some of history’s greatest contributions have come from polymaths.<p>Aristotle practically invented half a dozen fields of study across philosophy. Galileo was as much a physicist as he was an engineer when he helped kick-start the scientific revolution. Da Vinci might have been even more famous as an …

These Are the Best (and Worst) Foods for a Healthy Brain

When I think about my long-term health, keeping my body and skin in good shape is certainly important, but making sure my mind stays sharp is …

Nutrition

Scottish face yoga expert gives tips on the exercises that will leave you looking and feeling younger and healthier

Advanced teacher Karen has brought techniques to Scotland that will help you strengthen the 57 muscles in your face.<p>We've probably all heard of the …

Fighting a Hidden Enemy: Inflammation

<i>By Deepak Chopra, MD and Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD</i><p>Inflammation has always been a medical mystery, but now it has become an enemy of long-term health. On the one hand, when your skin turns red, swollen, and painful after you burn yourself, which triggers acute inflammation, the response is normal and …

Wellness

These IKEA Hacks Will Dominate 2018

2018 is upon us, and do you know what that means? It's a brand new year to iterate, embellish, alter, paint, and reconfigure IKEA stuff —we'll use …

Hacking

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

What Your Daily Routine Should Look Like, According to Science

From what you eat in the morning to how often you wash the sheets you sleep in.<p>Wondering if it’s better to workout in the morning or at night? …

What is fascia, and is 'myofascial release' the secret to better health?

There's a new buzzword in yoga studios across the UK: fascia. But what exactly is it, and should we all be paying more attention to this often overlooked aspect of our anatomy?<p>Put shortly, fascia is a clingfilm-like substance that wraps around all our muscles and organs, offering support and …

Yoga

Former Navy pilot describes bizarre encounter with aircraft with 'no plumes, wings, or rotors' that outran his fighter jet

Commander David Fravor's colleagues made fun of him after learning he encountered what appeared to be a UFO during a standard training mission off the coast of San Diego in 2004.<p>Fravor was in his F/A-18F fighter jet when a radio operator asked him to investigate a mysterious, white floating object …

Science Has Just Uncovered the World's Easiest Hack for Faster Learning | Inc.com

We've all spent a minimum of a decade in formal education, so you'd think that in all that time, we'd have at least mastered the most basic principles of how to study efficiently. But study after study shows that's not true. Many of the best scientifically validated tips and tricks for faster …

Study Skills

35 Most Anticipated Fiction Books Of 2018 To Get You Pumped For A New Year Of Reading

It's time to turn the page on this year. For all its ups and downs, plenty of incredible fiction books came out in 2017. But now, it's time to get …

You think you know what librarians do?

<b>Corey Thornblad</b> <br>Teacher<br>Kilmer Middle School, Virginia, USA<p>I recently had the pleasure of participating in the annual <b>Virginia Association of School</b> …

Makerspaces

Universal Brain Activation Discovered When Reading Stories

Joseph Campbell knew a few things about storytelling. His lifelong survey of the world’s mythologies led him to conclude certain themes were …

13 Fiction Debuts And Breakthroughs That Live Up To The Hype

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p><b>The Power</b> by Naomi Alderman<p>"Very smart and very entertaining." All over the world, teenage girls develop the ability to send an electric charge from the tips of their fingers. Read full book review.<p><b>In The Distance</b> by Hernan Diaz<p>"Not …

'Sleep should be prescribed': what those late nights out could be costing you

Leading neuroscientist Matthew Walker on why sleep deprivation is increasing our risk of cancer, heart attack and Alzheimer’s – and what you can do about it<p>Matthew Walker has learned to dread the question “What do you do?” At parties, it signals the end of his evening; thereafter, his new …

Ronald Reagan

Books Coming Out in the Fall That We Can’t Wait to Read

Add these novels to your fall reading list.<p>We’re only halfway through our summer reading lists, but we’re already looking forward to fall. Every …

18 photos reveal the extreme ways kids get to school around the world

But in other parts of the world, the trek to school looks much different.<p>Some kids in the Philippines step through knee-deep rocky waters to get to class, while students in Japan pass Geiger counters tracking local radiation levels.<p>Here's what early-morning commutes to school look like around the …

Asia

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

The Eerie Story Behind the Small Town Everyone Is Flocking to for the Eclipse This Summer

During next month's total solar eclipse, the sun will be blocked by the moon for one of the longest periods—approximately 2 minutes and 40 seconds—in …

7 must-have items from Ikea's new YPPERLIG collection

1 Carrier bag, large, £1.50<p>Ikea<p>The iconic FRAKTA bag has been given a fresh, modern and contemporary update. As one of the most recognised Ikea …

Science Says Eating Chocolate Helps Your Brain | Inc.com

It was Ben Franklin, founding father and all-around incredibly successful person, who reportedly once said, "Beer is proof God loves us and wants us to be happy."<p>Now, some Italian scientists have discovered a corollary--especially if you're the kind of person who likes sweets as much (or more) than …

Holistic Medicine

23 Little Internet Browsing Tricks That Will Make Your Life Better

Save money, increase productivity, and look at more cute dogs and cats.

Google

'The Alchemist's Daughter' Is No Frankenstein's Monster

Mary Jekyll has never been more alone. Her father, Dr. Henry Jekyll, died 14 years ago, and her mother Ernestine has just passed away after going mad. Living in London in the 1890s, she's subject to the era's discrimination against women, which she confronts while trying to get her family's affairs …

Books

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

23 Of The Oldest Color Photos Ever Taken

Here's what the world looked like in color, over 100 years ago.<p>In 1907, brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière made history by transforming the monochromatic world of photography into vibrant color with their new invention, the Autochrome Lumière.<p>In the years before this invention, color was usually …

Mark Twain

You Might Be Able to Amazon Your IKEA Starting in 2018

That Amazon Prime membership may become even more valuable soon: IKEA just announced that it's going to start selling its products on websites other …

IKEA

Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors

The 86 cancer patients were a disparate group, with tumors of the pancreas, prostate, uterus or bone. One woman had a cancer so rare there were no tested treatments. She was told to get her affairs in order.<p>Still, these patients had a few things in common. All had advanced disease that had resisted …

Cancer

CRISPR Could Change The World, But Right Now $90 Million Is Enough

There’s nothing like a business development deal to give a sense of scale to a mountain of scientific hype.<p>That’s what happened this morning, when Allergan, the eye-drug and Botox maker, signed a deal with Editas Medicine, which owns licenses to the patents for using a technology called CRISPR for …

Biotechnology